TABLE 1

Changes of trait means and between line variances from EMS mutagenesis for nonlethal lines

TraitTrait type% ΔM/M(SE)% CVg(SE)a
ViabilityLife history−7.0(1.4)14(2.3)
FecundityLife history−13(1.4)12(2.6)
HatchabilityLife history−14(2.0)20(2.9)
Development timeLife history2.5(0.35)3.5(0.70)
LongevityLife history−17(2.5)9.1(3.4)
Mating speedBehavioral−20(2.8)24(2.6)
PhototaxisBehavioral−3.6(1.5)12(2.2)
Body lengthMorphological−0.62(0.14)1.1(0.12)
Abdominal bristle numberMorphological−1.0(0.38)3.8(1.0)
  • a Obtained by bootstrapping.